Did you get in on the Gamestop trading frenzy this year? You probably heard names like Robinhood mentioned a lot. But what paved the way for trading apps like Robinhood was a company founded out of Chicago in 2011 -- tastytrade, Co-founded by Kristi Ross. For a full decade, tastytrade has built and developed an ecosystem for the self-directed trader. And whether you're into Wall Street or not, you might want to know what Kristi and team did to reach unicorn status, exiting for $1 billion earlier this year.
In this fireside chat, Kristi is sharing her 10-year journey, including the strategies, the highs & lows, and what it's like to be one of the few women founders to achieve a $1 billion exit.
Where: The Interwebs aka Zoom
When: May 20th, 6:00-7:15 PM CST
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Co-CEO & President
Kristi Ross, Co-Founder, Co-CEO & President of tastytrade and has been in the fintech and trading industry for more than 30 years. Kristi is the Co-Founder of original dough, a visual front-end trading technology platform launched in 2014, which was ultimately combined with and rebranded when the team launched their own online brokerage firm tastyworks in 2017. Kristi serves as Executive Boar…